Fig-tastic cake!

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Fig-tastic cake!

This recipe works perfect on a cold winter day when all you can do is light a fire, play some music, and bake a cake. Sounds dreamy, isn’t it? Fig-tastic cake is also a delicious alternative to a traditional Christmas cake. Go, get some warmth and sunshine this holiday season!


  • Dried figs – 20 pcs.
  • Walnuts – ¼ cup
  • Condensed milk – 14 oz. can
  • All-purpose flour – 1¼ cup
  • Unsalted butter – 1 stick or ½ cup
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp.
  • Baking soda – 1.5 tsp.
  • Instant coffee powder – 1 tbsp.
  • Water – ¼ cup for soaking figs


  • Soak figs in warm water for 30 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, combine coffee powder with 1 tsp. of warm water.
  • Pre-heat oven to 350F.
  • Sieve all-purpose flour, baking soda and baking powder well.
  • Grind figs in a blender with as little water (4 tsp.) as possible.
  • Microwave butter for 10 seconds.
  • Combine all-purpose flour mix, coffee liquid, butter, condensed milk, and fig paste in a large bowl. Beat well with an electric blender/egg beater/spoon till you get a smooth paste.
  • Chop walnuts and put in the cake mix. Blend it well.
  • Grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan and pour your batter.
  • Bake for 45 minutes. Remove, cool for 5 minutes and gently slide it onto a serving plate. Get ready to devour the sinful cake!

Yield – 4 – 6 servings

This recipe is adapted from showmecurry with few modifications.

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